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Warmer seas - Climate change in Florida

September 2, 2023

The coastal waters off Florida's dream beaches are becoming a nightmare: Temperatures have topped 37 degrees Celsius, killing corals.

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The extremely high water temperatures are a consequence of both climate change and the weather phenomenon known as El Niño. They are devastating one of the most species-rich habitats on earth, bleaching the coral reefs off Florida. Some fear the corals will not survive. Ines Pohl accompanies activists while they fight for the survival of this fragile ecosystem.

Ines Pohl
Ines Pohl Bureau head of DW's Washington Studio@inespohl
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